Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

Math 328: Algebraic Coding Theory

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisites

MATH 212.

Description

Codes with algebraic structure for error control are examined. Block codes including Hamming codes and Reed-Muller codes, BCH codes, and other cyclic codes and their implementation are treated. Other topics may include: convolutional codes, efficiency considerations, and Shannon's fundamental theorem of information theory.